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Tag Archives: Strategy

Business Strategy, Business Planning, Strategic Thinking, Strategic Planning

Miles Dolphin, Budgets

Budgets, the bane of my life!

It’s that time of year again…………Budgets, the bane of my life! As we approach the end of June businesses should have completed  the final stages of  their budgets for the 2018 financial year.  I have completed hundreds of budgets over many years, some of which have been absolute master pieces (If I don’t mind saying so […]

Champions of Industry: Businesses broadening horizons

Annabel was recently invited to be on the panel for the Mackay Chamber’s Champions of Industry event. It saw six industry representatives discuss their observations and recommendations on ways forward for businesses and organisations. I spoke with Annabel about the event and asked her to highlight the key takeaways: Last month, I had the opportunity to […]

Miles Dolphin, 2017

Have We Hit the Ground running in 2017

Well I can’t believe a quarter of the year has gone already!!  There is a broad consensus across all our clients and broader networks that we all flew into Xmas at full speed, had a short break to recuperate with family (love them or not they are still family) and then we seemed to have kicked […]

Miles Dolphin Blog

The value of business awards

With the 2017 Resource Industry Network Chairman’s Awards now open, it is a good opportunity to ask ”What value could an award add to your Business?” Awards can be an expensive process – there is the reasonable time required in the application process, fees (it is worth noting the  RIN awards do not charge application […]

Leading yourself to your goals in 2017

Where your focus goes, your energy flows. Where do you want to put your energy this year? What sort of adventures do you want to lay ahead? Are you ready for change? CLICK HERE to your guide to successful planning and progressing your goals for 2017. Goal setting is one of the unique attributes that the […]

Planning For The Future

Planning For The Future

Do you have the right people doing the right things, in the right way? Do you have the capabilities to execute your strategy? If something unexpected happened to you or one of your key people, do you have a back-up plan? In recent times, the depressed labour market and focus on cost management, has seen […]


Our Top 4 Trends for 2017

As we witness key events unfold on the global stage, we are left with the feeling of more uncertainty and the knowledge that digital and technology disruption will continue across all of the key continents and markets. This requires businesses to do two things. Firstly, to gather as much information as it can to make […]